Beat the Bidding System
Learn a few tricks to make your bid on hotel rooms work for you.
Who Wants a Pleistocene-Era Backyard?
While casting about for feel-good stories, we remembered the lost and starving Magellanic penguins that were airlifted to safety by the Brazilian army last fall. The young penguins, whose home is in the southern Atlantic, had wandered too far north, washing up on the warm beaches of Brazil by the hundreds, and the situation looked grim when "animal-welfare activists loaded the birds onto a Brazilian air force cargo plane and flew them 1,550 miles to the country's southern coast, where a crowd of onlookers celebrated as the penguins marched back into the sea." Definite feel-good material.
Do you plan to rent bicycles?
Take the Disney World Hotels test, a quick and fun quiz that helps you select the best hotel for your next trip. This question is: Do you plan to rent bicycles on your trip?
Road Trips - Resolution or Travel Solution
While you're resolving to travel more this year, make a resolution to take a road trip or two. Easier and less hassle than flying, and good practice for getting out...
Pictures of kite surfing, or kite boarding, in Aruba.